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and that runner should start to sprint soon as america begins to reap the rewards of its domestic energy boom. we're extracting record amounts of oil and gas from shale through fracking and other technologies. pushing prices for natural gas which is used in part to generate electricity down. that helps utilities and heavy industry compete. creating more jobs for americans, all of these things put together are sending my runner, the u.s. economy, dashing ever faster down that road toward an economic renaissance. one that offers real prosperity. real jobs for years to come. but running fast on this road requires something else -- an investment in infrastructure. and that's a subject of discussion i really had with harvard professor ken rogoff, "wall street journal" editorial righter. and i started off by asking how can you convince lawmakers that infrastructure money is well spent and how can you insure that the money is in fact well spent? >> i think you have to have firm regulatory oversight. it's not something you can just spend the money and walk away from. but there are the electricity grid, w
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to be watching over the next few days are several ripples of energy moving along the jet stream which is moving right across the country. the first one is going to happen tomorrow. it's just going to bring a little rain in the area, really not much at all, but it will kind of breeze on through. the next one will happen the day after christmas. not going to have a white christmas, not even going to have any problems on christmas day. the day after christmas, another bit of energy that's going to track across the mississippi river valley and move into our region could bring a little bit of a mixture, a wintery mix of sleet and maybe even a little rain, but temperatures are going to be up in the 40s, so that's the day after christmas. we'll keep you posted on that. it's not going to be a major problem, but you'll want to keep an eye on the roads if you're traveling early on wednesday and through about wednesday afternoon. sunset today is at 4:49, southwest winds on the bay at 10 knots. our forecast today up around 46 degrees we'll call it. the average
're moving to where they can thrive. and this benefits every american. we look at energy development and we talk about that at the national level of how it can create prosperity for our country if we open it up. we don't have to guess at whether or not it works. i mean, we can look at north dakota, you can look at pennsylvania. states that have gone around the federal rules and figured out how to develop their own energy are creating jobs and tax revenue to their governments. they were able to lower their taxes, use the revenue to improve everything about their states. and here we make it political and partisan on whether or not our country can develop more and more energy. but at the state level it's just about what works. and all we have to do is look at what works. this is not rocket science. i came to washington as a novice in politics, believing in the power of ideas, seeing how ideas can revolutionize different industries, can create new products and services meeting the needs of customers everywhere. and that's what i hoped we could do here in washington. maybe naively i went to work
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president george h.w. bush could spend christmas in hospital. doctors say he needs to build up his energy before he goes home. >> gregg: we certainly wish him well and speedy recovery. new government report, holiday hiring is fast approaching a 12-year record, great news? you have to ask yourself how many of she is seasonal jobs will be made permanent or they just vanish come january 2nd. how do we stimulate the growth of the higher paid jobs in technology and manufacturing that we really need to get the economy moving again. joining us is brenda buttner. good to see you. that is the good news. seasonal hiring is a record high? >> yeah it really is. we have had some reports from that basically we've seen 20% increase of holiday hiring from last year. amazon, target both reporting 21% more increase in hiring. >> gregg: how long are those going to hang around? >> that is a good question. we always see a drop-off that cliff of the employment cliff in january. what is more revealing we're seeing so much increase of hiring it was mainly in november. i would like to see december's numbers. we e
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that's the solution. congress can debate that. i will focus my energies, not on the political side, but simply on the technical, security and safety side, and i think that that's going to accomplish more in helping our schools protect the children than anything else that we can do. >> finally let's bring this back to the children and those victimes in newtown. some of the families have now begun to speak out. i want to show mark and jacqueline barden. their daughter was killed in newtown, and here's what they had to say to katie couric. >> my daughter natalie was interested in asking him if he could pass some kind of legislation so that the only people that had guns were military personnel and law enforcement and if people needed guns for sport, that they could go to a range and the guns would have to stay there. that was my 10-year-old daughter. that was all her own original thought. >> she just doesn't understand how somebody could have access to walk into a school with this stuff. >> i apologize. it was their son, but what do you say to the barden family? >> i just say, my heart
to build up more energy before going home. bush was hoping to leave the hospital in time for christmas. he has been there for a month now being treated for bonn could -- for bronchitis. no word on when he will be released. >>> and they are wondering where the government's state department falls short. republican congressman from new jersey chris smith. thank you for joining us. >> thank you very much. >> we just heard a lot in recent days about the accountability review board. you chaired a similar review board -- excuse me. you didn't chair, but you got -- you looked at a report like this in 1999 following the bombings in tanzania and kenya. at that time you found -- excuse me, at this time you foundry markable similarities this time you found remarkable similarities between that today. report and what we have seen between the accountability review board today. seems to make nearly identical points using language that is also verbatim. that suggests there was no follow-up to the recommendations, hos those whoo not learn from history let me he add this are condemned to repeat history. in 1
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